Monday, May 17, 2010
Milton Glaser (born June 26, 1929 in New York City) is a graphic designer, best known for the I Love New York logo, his "Bob Dylan" poster, the "DC bullet" logo used by DC Comics from 1977 to 2005, and the "Brooklyn Brewery" logo. He also founded New York Magazine with Clay Felker in 1968. He has designed and illustrated more than 300 posters.he studied (1948–51)at the cooper union art school and (1952–53), as a Fulbright scholar, attended the academy of fine arts, bologna, Italy under Giorgio morandi. since founding Milton Glaser, inc. in 1974, Milton Glaser, inc.,the work produced at his Manhattan studio has encompassed a wide range of design disciplines - print graphics: identity programs for corporate and institutional marketing purposes,
logos (among them the ‘I love new york’ logo for the new york state
department of commerce, that became the most frequently
imitated logo design in human history).from the start of his career, milton glaser has been an active
member of both the design and education communities:
he taught design at the school of visual arts in new york
in one of america’s most respected programs. Among designers, he's a legend. For the rest of the roughly 300 million people in the U.S. (and millions more around the globe), Milton Glaser is probably the most famous designer you've never heard of. The I ♥ NY logo that he designed in 1975 has become part of the popular lexicon, decorating everything from key chains to T-shirts to ashtrays, and inspiring countless knock-offs. One of the most replicated logos in history, Glaser's design represents a kind of cultural shorthand: drycleaners' hangers say We ♥ Our Customers, coffee mugs proclaim I ♥ Allah, and bumper stickers declare Yo ♥ Peru.